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Naramachi, Nara

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Find quirky museums and great sushi while roaming a tangle of narrow streets at Naramachi, once a thriving district populated by wealthy merchants. The wooden townhouses enchant with their intricate woodwork and rich history, while the ambiance becomes truly magical at night when the lanterns light the alleys and buildings. While exploring the area, you can also visit a toy museum and a World Heritage-listed temple. Before you head to Nara, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Nara road trip tool , to make sure you see all that Nara has to offer, including Naramachi.
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  • If you are in Nara this area is a place to walk through as it's like an immersive culture experience which shows you what old Japan is like. I loved walking through the streets of this area and they h...  more »
  • Kanazawa Chaya district as an authentic, there are not. In the old town are scattered shops primly. Original temple I walk home. We do not know where to move while watching the map usually is ventured without looking at the map, where things are at. Though there was something you really want then out to explore, so not surprising discovery was so much fun. Incidentally that the discovery is shopping at the shop and liquor store and looked in the corner of the town of Kofuku-ji Temple five-story pagoda.
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  • Walking and found a lot of old townhouses, is fun. But end up shopping there and goes to the Mall I Gacha Gacha. Because the road is not straight but winds around to explore when you have time and thought.
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